UK – Investment services firm, Frank Russell Company, has appointed Mark Barry as director of client service within its institutional investment services team.

Barry, who will report directly to Mike Clark, overall head of institutional client services at Russell, will have specific responsibility for looking after UK accounts in its multi-manager fund operation.

Barry joins from Dresdner RCM Global Investors (UK) where he was director of institutional client relations and business development. Prior to that he was an investment consultant for six years at Towers Perrin.

Russell currently has €80bn in global assets under management, of which €15bn is managed from Europe.